Chemical Found In Colgate Toothpaste Linked To Cancer
According to a lately study this toothpaste includes dangerous substance which can be the reason for cancer development and appearance of other ailments. This ingredient is called Triclosan and is commonly used in deodorant, hand sanitizers, antiseptics and laundry detergents. Another study which was released in the magazine Chemical Research in Toxicology, explained that this chemical can cause cancer if it is used in high amounts.
The government is quiet about the side effects caused by this harmful ingredient and probably will stay quiet until some serious problems occur before puts a ban to it. The very same thing happened to the famous toxic ingredients like PCB, DT and asbestos.
Canada is the only country in the world that decided to put a ban to Triclosan. The main problem with this harmful ingredient is that it penetrates through our skin and enters in the blood which leads to hormone imbalance. Colgate still ensures us that their products are safe, despite all proofs and researches. So, it is up to you to decide if you will use their products again or get rid of them.